What's on inManchester

Welcome to Manchester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Manchester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Manchester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Manchester

29
MAY
Jake Quickenden: Live Meet & Greet
Liquid & Envy

Jake will be joining us from 12:00am where everybody will get the chance to meet and have you photo taken with the man himself on the night. Drink Offers: £3.00 ‐ Smirnoff Vodka & Red Bull Jagerbombs. Admission Information:£6.00 entry £4.00…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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29
MAY
Mixed Presents: SOLO 45 Live
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Mixed presents SOLO 45 LIVE on stage for a Mixed Bank Holiday Special.London rapper SOLO 45 specialises in Grime and is part of the Boy Better Know record label which features artists such as Skepta Wiley and more recently Drake.SOLO 45 will…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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29
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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29
MAY
Hans Zimmer
Manchester Arena

Hans Zimmer at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Sunday 29 May 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Hans Zimmer tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAY
Puscifer
Bridgewater Hall

Puscifer at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Monday 30 May 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAY
NDC2016
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

With almost 200 reactors due to be shut down by 2040 and an estimated 80.4bn to be spent on nuclear decommissioning globally in the next 25 years the global nuclear decommissioning and waste management industry faces a steep learning curve.The considerable uncertainties…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 2073 757177
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31
MAY
King Lear
Opera House Manchester

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite Cordelia says nothing.Simon Russell Beale whose recent appearances at the…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
MAY
Majid Jordan
Manchester Gorilla

Majid Jordan at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Tuesday 31 May 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Majid Jordan tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
JUN
Strategic decision making - CPD taster session
RSM UK Tax and Accounting Limited

Assess your organisations capability in making strategic decisions and understand what your organisation needs to do to strengthen its strategic decision making capability. Based on cutting‐edge research into how senior teams make strategic decisions this interactive workshop will equip you with an…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 477634
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02
JUN
Adam Ant
Bridgewater Hall

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Sisters In Song
Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills

Professional and versatile female singing duo Tracey and Maria will entertain with their unique stage show.Enjoy a relaxed evening with wine and beers from our well stocked bar which opens at 7pm.Tickets are just £9 and £7 concession price from Spring Bank…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01663 308202
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03
JUN
Busted
Manchester Arena

Busted at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 03 June 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices all…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
George Ezra
O2 Apollo Manchester

George Ezra at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Friday 03 June 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch George Ezra live in the…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
GRUB's Blast from the Past
Sadler's Yard

GRUB are happy to announce the third in a series of themed markets to be held in Sadlers Yard at NOMA. After the success of the GRUB Spring Feast & GRUB May Carnival this month sees a collaboration with Manchester Histories Festival…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01618 271700
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04
JUN
Hot Water Comedy Club 'Triple Headline Show'
Hot Water Comedy Club at The Renaissance Hotel - Manchester

Our Flagship show featuring 3 of the very best headline standard comedians from both the UK and International Comedy Circuit along with one of the finest comperes in the country. The very best in live stand up comedy every Saturday night with…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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04
JUN
Hot Wuk Manchester
Gorilla

We are cramming everything into one night of brukking it down wining kotching and bashment partying. The wickedest dancehall selection the heaviest Jamaican basslines and enough whistles and horns to transport you directly to the heart of carnival.You know what to do.…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 077 777777
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04
JUN
Psychic Night
Grosvenor Casino Salford

Back by popular demand after our SELL OUT SHOW in JANUARY.Enjoy a 2 course meal a FREE win £10 bet and Psychic show for £11.95 per person.Call Neesha on 0161 839 0467 for more informationBook in advance as tickets will sell out…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01618 390467
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04
JUN
Regression Sessions: The Space Safari - Manchester
Antwerp Mansion

The UKs favourite touring club brand and immersive party experience Regression Sessions is back on the road again this summer. Yet another host of memorable events are set to take place under the banner of The Space Safari across 4 storied UK…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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04
JUN
Coldplay
Etihad Stadium

Coldplay who sprang from nowhere in 2000 with their first album Parachutes are an incredibly popular indie rock group who have won numerous awards for their music.Their latest UK arena tour will see Coldplay performing…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
MANCHESTER RECORD FAIR
George Carnall Leisure Centre

At the fair you will be able to buy any thing music related. A major selection of vinyl records plus books CDs memorabilia t shirts DVDs etc. Visitors from all over the North West. In a large well lit ground floor hall.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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05
JUN
UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
Salford Quays Watersports Centre

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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07
JUN
Nursing in Practice Manchester
Bridgewater Hall

Nursing in Practice travels across the UK to bring you the largest regional events specifically designed for primary care nurses who wish to develop their knowledge learn the latest updates and enhance their clinical practice from leading experts in the field.Our educational…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)20-721 4-0610
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07
JUN
Coasts
Manchester Academy 3

Coasts at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Tuesday 07 June 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUN
ACDC
Etihad Stadium

ACDC at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Thursday 09 June 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices all…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
Euro 2016 England vs Russia
Grosvenor Casino Didsbury

Join us in celebrating the launch of Englands Euro 2016 campaign as they take on Russia.Special food and drink offers plus DJ and Live Entertainment following the match.Beer Burger & Bet with reserved seats for £8.95ppWIN 4 Champions League Final tickets for…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01616 697165
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11
JUN
It's a Knockout Challenge 2016
The Together Trust

We are now looking for teams from local businesses community groups sports clubs and even stag or hen parties to take part. Its a great team building exercise which entails trying to outscore your opponents on various tasks involving lots of water…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01612 834822
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11
JUN
Jacked presents Lenny Fontana & Twism
The Bleachworks

Jacked returns to the Bleachworks for a night of the finest house and disco. With special guests Lenny Fontana & Twism all the way from New York City. With support from Mr H Sandro Valentino Marlz Sam and of course Keef &…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07803 422165
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11
JUN
Together Trust Family Fun Day
The Together Trust

A wide variety of attractions will be on offer including a variety of stalls arts and crafts face painting live music and dancing a funfair featuring traditional rides and inflatable slides refreshments ranging from a traditional cafe to burger and fries or…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01612 834822
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12
JUN
The Rifles
Manchester Academy 2

The Rifles are a British hard‐rock band that stem from Chingford London.Bursting on to the indie scene in 2006 with their critically acclaimed debut album No Love Lost produced by Ian Broudie of The Lightning…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUN
Nashville in Concert
Bridgewater Hall

Nashville in Concert at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Monday 13 June 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Nashville in Concert tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Dunham Massey

Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century. The result is one of Britain's most sumptuous…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

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